Testimonials

Long Lasting!

Without my old ECHO Bear Cat I wouldn't be anywhere near as far along in our weed-whacking (we live in a high fire danger zone). Both the wheels on my new DR have failed and the mow ball (plastic) didn't last more than 20 hours before being worn out. Your new thick steel mow ball is the only thing that makes sense if you have land with a lot of rocks - it will outlast me probably. The 3-speed trans have never skipped a beat while my DR only has one speed. The ECHO Bear Cat wheels are still working fine. The ECHO Bear Cat wheels  are larger which makes it easier to go over bumps, ect. As of now, it looks like buying the DR was a mistake.

Jim H.
Grass Valley, CA


 

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CHF9540H 9 Inch PTO Chipper

Illustrations may include optional equipment and accessories and may not include all standard equipment.

MSRP $11,495


This 9 inch Capacity Orchard Chipper has 16 reversible chipper blades that produce some of the smallest chips in the industry. With a low profile discharge, it places chips directly onto the ground. LOFA speed control system is a standard factory-installed feature on this machine. The hinged service cover allows easy access for maintenance and clean up.

(*NOTE - For Use On Tractors with PTO Horsepower Ratings From 35 hp to 60 hp)


Dimensions
Chipper Capacity (in)
9
L x W x H (in)
70 x 61 x 63
Weight (lbs)
1300
Chipper Disc
30 x 1.25/275 lbs., rotates at 1,500 rpm
Chipper/Shredder
Chipper Blades
16 reversible heat treated steel chipper blades with 4 sided adjustable anvil
Feed System
Hydraulic Feed
Feed Sensor
Smart Feed
Hopper
30 x 31
Chipper Disc Weight (lbs)
275
Engine
PTO HP Required
35-60 HP
PTO Capable
Yes
Drive Belt
Triple Banded


How long will the chipper blades last?
Depending on the type of wood, age and cleanliness, chipper blades will work well for between 5-15 hours. Dry, dirty wood will dull the blades faster. Alternate dry and wet material to extend blade life. Hydraulic feed machines will have longer blade life.
What are the tractor requirements for these chippers and chipper/shredders?
The ECHO Bear Cat 4.5" chipper requires a tractor with PTO hp ranging from 15hp to 28hp. The ECHO Bear Cat 5" chippers and chipper/shredders require a tractor with PTO hp ranging from 25hp to 45hp. The ECHO Bear Cat 8" and 9" chippers require a tractor with PTO hp ranging from 35hp to 60hp.
When do I buy a chipper powered by a tractor Power Take Off (PTO) vs. an engine-driven unit?
If you own a tractor a PTO chipper is a smart economic choice.
Will the chipper fit my tractor?
The ECHO Bear Cat chippers and chipper/shredders are designed to fit all Category 1 three-point hitches. Chipper weight and tractor hp needs to be taken into consideration. All Chipper models fit Category 1 Quick Hitch.